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stroker
04-05-2007, 02:45 PM
I have an old o'brien metal lathe and was told it was taken over by south bend. Is that true????

ERBenoit
04-05-2007, 07:09 PM
South Bend Lathe Works was started by two O'Brien brothers. Perhaps you have a real piece of history.

http://www.southbendlathe.com/history.htm

stroker
04-06-2007, 08:49 PM
ERB> Thank's for the info & site. I have it in the paper for $400.00 as an antique. I'll have to look at it closer. It a 8" swing,24 'between centers,steady rest,4 jaw chuck ,threadin' gears. Alll I know is it is "OLD". I had to scrape dinosaur **** off the ways!!!!!! I would like to learn how to post pictures,man the ones that are on this site are really good!I Am learning a lot from this site. I also subscribed to HSM